Yorker (583) - Århus, - APR 9, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy amber with a huge white head that slowly fades leaving some lacing. Aroma and flavour is a lot of piney and resiny hops. Has a pretty bitter finish.
Christian (9697) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 12, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy amber with a lasting white head, leaving nice lacings. Aroma of citrus, especially orange and grapefruit, a touch of pine, and caramel/toffee maltiness. Sweet fruity flavour with a little heavy malt, and with citrus hops and a heavy bitterness in the finish
dasdan (131) - BELGIUM - MAY 11, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33cl bottle from dranken Geers in Oostakker. Amber body with a large off white head. Fruity, floral aroma. Light citrus notes, malts. Soft carbonation. Bitter finish. ****
Vignale (1367) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Flaska från Mikkeller & Friends. Koppar/bärnsetnsfärgad, dimmig, högt beigeorange skum som ligger kvar länge. Stor doft av C-humle med tall i spetsen och grape, mango och resin. Stor karamellkropp, sotr sötma som balanseras bra av den rejäla beskan. Rejäl resin- och grapevitebeska men också stor fruktighet. Fräsch humle, rena och stora smaker, framförallt beskan. Välbalanserad. Riktigt bra.
PriorL (252) - BELGIUM - MAY 10, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: amber beer, somewhat adhesive, stable white head.
Nose: caramel, fruits, spices.
Taste: very dry finish, quite some malts, hoppy, lots of fruits noticeable.
rejtable (810) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pretty solid. Pours cloudy light orange with some head and lots of lacing. Nose is yeasty and big floral hops. Aromas of grapefruit, floral hops, some apricot and maybe somebiscuit and yeast. Taste is light sweet and a pretty big and long lasting bitter finish. Mouthfeel is reasonably full with lively carbonation.
LicoriceKing (28) - DENMARK - APR 20, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Amber in color. Aroma: Hops, grapefruit, citrus and pine. Taste: Extremely fruity as well, especially grapefruit and pomegranate. Touch of alcohol. Dry hoppy finish. Pretty aggressive palate and the taste really lingers. This is a phenomenal double IPA - a lot of taste, making it something you can really sip for ages.
maxwelldeux (2209) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 17, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a moderate white head. Nose is a little hoppy and bitter, but smells like it’s been on the shelf too long. Taste is actually a little sweet with just a hint of citrus in there. Better than the old version of the First Frontier, but still not great.
Pyrmir (1137) - Westra Aros, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330 ml bottle, rated from backlog. Clear amber with rich head. Aroma is malty with some pine hops. Taste is resinous, almost barleywine styled.
GRM (2484) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Brown bottle, 33 c1, best before 27/02/14 via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savoured on April 9 2013; eye: caramel, hazy, no effervescence, nice tan head, nice lacing; nose: resinous hops, pine, light tangerine; mouth: resinous hops, pine, light tangerine, light caramel, alcohol, pepper, malt, quite dry finale in resinous hops with presence of malt, medium-full body, average carbonation, rather bitter, slightly sweet, harsh texture; overall: fine
Bouteille brune, 33 c1, meilleure avant 27/02/14, via Importations Privées Bièropholie (merci Hughes!), savourée le 9 avril 2013; œil : caramel, voilée, pas d’effervescence, belle mousse fauve, bonne dentelle; nez : houblon résineux, pin, léger tangerine; bouche : houblon résineux, pin, léger tangerine, léger caramel, alcool, poivre, malt, finale très sèche en houblon résineux avec présence de malt, corps moyen-corsé, carbonatation moyenne, plutôt amère, très légèrement sucrée, texture rugueuse; en résumé : bien
Glouglouburp (5545) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
In short: A very bitter golden IPA. Too harsh for its own good, low drinkability.
How: Bottle 330ml, consumed a few weeks after receiving it through private importations.
The look: Muddy golden body topped by a large off-white head with medium retention and leaving lots of lacings on the glass.
In long: The very hoppy nose is very much coniferous, oranges, resinous, a bit soapy, cleaning product. Very aromatic, I could smell my glass from 6 inches away but there was something chemical/plastic in that aroma that bothered me. Taste has a thick chewy bready malt body, medium amount of caramel, strong yeast presence for the style, lots of oranges and coniferous resinous hops, very resinous, soft carbonation. Bitterness level is very and alcohol is a bit apparent making for a very abrasive finish. I enjoyed it because I’m a hophead but overall I thought it was a rather brutal beer, intensity without purpose. Overall I thought it was a rather brutal beer, intensity without purpose. Very low drinkability quality. .
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